Ciara Kenny

The Irish Times forum by and for Irish citizens living overseas,

Have your say: Do you send money home from abroad?

More than $500 billion was sent in remittances by migrants back to their home countries last year, according to World Bank estimates. If you’re an Irish emigrant living abroad, or a non-Irish person living in Ireland, do you send money home to support family members, to pay a mortgage or loan, or for any other reason?

Wed, Feb 6, 2013, 18:32

   

More than $500 billion was sent in remittances by migrants back to their home countries last year, according to World Bank estimates.

If you’re an Irish emigrant living abroad, or a non-Irish person living in Ireland, do you send money home to support family members, to pay a mortgage or loan, or for any other reason? How often do you send money back?